Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Mary BACKUS

Female 1825 - 1885  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Mary BACKUS 
    Born CA 1825  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850, 1860  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870, 1880  McElroy District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 5 Apr 1885  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Underwood Cemetery, near Ashley (Rt 23), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I93561  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Thomas BACKUS,   b. CA 1792, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Sarah ASH,   b. CA 1804 
    Married 1822  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter ASH,   b. 14 Apr 1834, Harrison Co, VA (now Taylor Co, WV) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1920, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1855  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Frances Fietta ASH,   b. 30 Aug 1859, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1913, Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Sarah Rebecca ASH,   b. 1 Nov 1862, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1947, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F40390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Underwood Cemetery, near Ashley (Rt 23), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S242] 1850 Census, Harrison County, (W)VA.

    2. [S2065] 1860 Census, Harrison County, (W)VA.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    5. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 4 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=252073&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Peter Ash, 21, b. Tailer (sic) Co, res. Harrison Co, son of T. & R. Ash; and Mary Backus, 29, b. & res. in Harrison Co, dau of T. & S. Backus. Married Apr 18 1855 in Harrison County.